Northern Shield Resources Inc.

Concentrating on Platinum group element (PGE), Gold & Diamond exploration.

Northern Shield Management


& Directors

Ian C. Bliss – President, CEO and Director

Mr. Bliss has over 16 years experience in the mineral exploration industry having studied geology at the University of New Brunswick. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Bliss was an independent consulting geologist, responsible for exploration projects for NunaMinerals A/S, formerly Nunaoil A/S in Nuuk, Greenland and, in 2000, for Crew Development in Norway. In Greenland, Mr Bliss worked in some of the most remote and rugged terrain using a model driven approach to efficiently explore large tracts of land despite short explorations seasons. He has used a similar approach to generate targets in Ontario, including the discovery of a layered intrusion on the Highbank Lake Property. Mr. Bliss has served as President of Northern Shield since its inception in 1999.

Sam Legg - Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Legg holds a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Accountant (CA). His experience includes 12 years in Ottawa's high-tech industry, the majority in telecommunications and manufacturing. He served in progressively senior positions at Newbridge Networks of Kanata, Ontario from 1993 to 2000. He has conducted business in Asia, Europe, South America, Canada and the USA. He has extensive experience in small and medium-sized start-up environments, having been Director of Finance or CFO of several companies.

Chris de Saint-Rome - V.P., Corporate Development

Mr. de Saint-Rome has over fifteen years of experience in the areas of financial services and early stage corporate management. He has worked with such international companies as RBC Dominion Securities, Deloitte & Touche, MacDougall-MacDougall-MacTier, and the Nordica Group. Mr. de Saint-Rome received his BA from McGill University, and is the former CFO of the Company.

Christine Vaillancourt - Chief Geologist

Christine holds a B.Sc. (Geological Engineering) and completed a M.Sc. (Earth Sciences) at Université du Québec at Chicoutimi under the supervision of Sarah-Jane Barnes, one of the world’s leading authorities on the Bushveld Complex and other layered intrusions. Prior to joining Northern Shield, Ms. Vaillancourt worked for Caracle Creek International Consulting Inc. (CCIC), a professional geological consulting company that provides a wide range of geological services and includes a team of PGE specialists. She also worked for the Ontario Geological Survey where she was involved in the bedrock mapping of Precambrian terrains, and the study and assessment of economic potential of mafic-ultramafic intrusions in Ontario. She was also involved in a number of Ni-Cu-(PGE) exploration projects with Inco Technical Services.

William Kiff - Director and Chairman of the Board

Mr. Kiff is currently the President, CEO and Director of Win Energy Corporation - a private Calgary based Oil and Gas Exploration Company. Mr. Kiff was the President and Director of Foothills Oil & Gas Ltd., a public oil and gas exploration and development company, from 1996 to the end of 2002. From August 1990 to July 1995, Mr. Kiff was the President and Director of Canadian Pioneer Energy Inc., a public oil and gas exploration and development company. Mr. Kiff received an Honors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario in 1977. Mr Kiff has been a director since 2003 and Chairman since 2004.

Dr. Neil W. Bliss - Director

Dr. Bliss is a geologist with 50 years experience of which 25 were with Alcan International Ltd, the technical consultancy arm of Alcan Aluminum Ltd. He retired from Alcan in 1997 after 18 years as Chief Geologist but continued for a further period as a consultant to both Alcan and Harvey Aluminium Co, the holding company representing the private owners of Compangie de Bauxite du Guinea. Whilst now semi-retired, Dr Bliss has been an Associate member of Aluminpro, a consulting firm now owned by Global Alumina of New York. During this time he has worked inter alia on bauxite projects in Fiji, Brazil and Guinea. Prior to joining Alcan, Dr Bliss worked for Cominco and the Geological Survey of Rhodesia. Dr Bliss holds and MA from Cambridge and a M.Sc and Ph.D from McGill.

Jeff Boyce - Director

Mr. Boyce is a senior oil and gas executive with over 27 years of domestic and international experience in building, financing and managing public oil and gas companies. Mr. Boyce is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sure Energy Inc. and the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sound Energy Trust. Both Sure and Sound are public oil and gas issuers. Mr. Boyce is also currently a director of Stonefire Energy Corp., a public oil and gas company, and Galveston LNG Inc., a private liquified natural gas company. Mr. Boyce is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Clear Energy Inc., which was a Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") listed oil and gas company, as well as the former Co-Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Clear's predecessor Vermilion Resources Ltd., which was a TSX listed oil and gas company with operations in Canada, France and Trinidad.

John L. Pedersen - Director

Mr. Pedersen is a Director and Geological Consultant to Scandinavian Minerals Limited. Mr. Pedersen holds a M.Sc. (Economic Geology) and has 25 years experience in the mining and mineral exploration industry. From 1991 to 1998, Mr. Pedersen was the chief geologist with Nunaoil A/S and manager for mineral exploration in Greenland. Since 1999, has been an independent consulting geologist, providing consulting services through JLP Minerals and Mountain Resources Aps registered in Denmark. Since 1999, Mr. Pedersen has been a Director of Northern Shield since 1999.

Marcus Archer - Corporate Secretary

Mr. Archer is a Partner in the Calgary law firm of Macleod Dixon LLP and has been practicing securities and corporate law, with a focus on corporate financings and mergers and acquisitions, for 5 years. He is a director of a number of private companies and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Alberta.

Peter Walker - Director

Mr. Walker was the founder, President and CEO of Scandinavian Minerals Ltd., a public mineral exploration and development company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, from 1996 until its acquisition this summer by First Quantum Minerals Ltd. for in excess of $260 million. Mr Walker graduated in Mining & Exploration Geology in 1973 from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London. He has more than 30 years of international experience in the metals and minerals industries, including marketing, trading and investment with companies such as Western Mining, Amalgamated Metal Corporation and the Metallurgical Group.

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